Family Coaching Specialty Training

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This two day Family Coaching Specialty Training program is designed for Recovery Coaches who want to learn more about the role that Recovery Coaches play in supporting family members of loved ones with substance use disorder. The Coaches will leave this training with a credential akin to our Recovery Coaches in the Emergency Department program. 

Family Coaching Principles

  • Motivational Interviewing
  • Boundaries
  • The Power of Peers
  • Wellness Plans
  • Resource Provisions

Upcoming Trainings

Stay tuned for future trainings!

Common Questions


In order to take the training, you must have:

  • Completed the Recovery Coach Academy and have permission from your supervisor
  • One year minimum of continuous sobriety (if applicable)
  • A supervisor and a support plan
  • A valid email address
  • Basic computer skills
  • For online training: A computer/tablet with a working video camera, audio microphone and WIFI are required to participate. A phone can also be used, but we highly encourage you to try to secure a computer. 


The cost of the training is $400.  Attendees from any of Vermont’s 12 recovery centers will receive a full scholarship as long as their attendance is approved by their supervisor!  Just list your supervisor’s name in the registration form and affirm that you have their permission. 

Interested in taking your Recovery Coaching skills to the next level? Contact us.


Recovery Vermont
A program of VAMHAR
100 State Street, Suite 352

Montpelier, VT 05602
(802) 223-6263